Characters and Dialogue in YA Fiction - podcast

Keeping your dialogue real and characters relevant is critical in young adult fiction. Author Janette Rallison offers tips for writing characters and dialogue in YA fiction. When writing dialogue for YA novels, ask yourself, "Would a teenager really say this?" If you don't have a teenage child in your family, spend some time in locations where you can listen to teenagers engaging in conversation. Teenagers, like adults, want likable characters. Give your characters something special that will make...
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